Time for the last and most important blog post of this campaign. Imagine if there were one thing we could do that would lower taxes, reduce CO2 emissions, and make residents more healthy. Could one change do all that? Yes, and it’s called smart growth. It...

Our government is only as good as our democratic process and, frankly, our election campaigns in Halifax could be much better. I commit to making 10 changes on Council to restore people’s trust in the system. On nomination day, fully one quarter of our districts were...

Knocking on doors, I have found the number one issue for many Halifax residents is speeding on local residential streets. I have heard about countless near-misses and parents afraid to let their children walk ahead of them. Right now, we have an opportunity to fix...

Right now, a trail stretches 119km from Joseph Howe Drive to Lunenburg. This route, the Rum Runner’s Trail, is one of our most exciting opportunities for quality of life in our region. Check out how we can make it even better.   A Magnet for Funding The Rum...

We need more than transit that works well. We need transit so good it’s cool. In cities like Montreal, New York, or Paris, taking the subway is part of the lifestyle of the city. In San Francisco or Melbourne, it’s the great trams. In Bogata, Rio...

https://youtu.be/C2avUl6vy30 Why is it that in some places in Halifax, you have to play Frogger to cross the road? We need more crosswalks on Quinpool and Herring Cove Road. If we prioritize people and their safety, we will help business be successful, encourage a healthy lifestyle,...

What would it cost to build a swimming pool 360 times bigger than an Olympic pool? That insane idea would cost a crazy price: $870 million. No one would do it, but kindly, nature has built us Williams Lake at that size for free. Shaw...

Good transit matters so much. For many families, transit is the only option to get to work, to go to the grocery store, to see the doctor. For others, it means you don’t need to own a second car and still have convenient options. For...